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05/01/20
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Traf Talks: Nida and Tadas Kartavicius

This series of feature stories highlights those in the Trafalgar community during this time of isolation. We discuss what they’re currently up to, what their isolation experience has been and how they’re getting through. In Conversation with Nida Kartavicius, Parent to Ieva, Class of 2025 Looking for more land and a more peaceful lifestyle, Nida […]

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04/30/20
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Traf First Internships

With the help of parent volunteers, Trafalgar Castle School has developed a framework to build workplace readiness and real-world skill development into every grade. This framework’s called Traf First, aptly named because the desired outcome is that we, as a greater community, put Trafalgar students first for: Short-term assignments and internships; Gaining on-the-job experiences and skills […]

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04/24/20
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Traf Talks: Lonelle Selbo

This series of feature stories highlights those in the Trafalgar community during this time of isolation. We discuss what they’re currently up to, what their isolation experience has been and how they’re getting through. In Conversation with Lonelle Selbo, Class of 1996 After the birth of her son, Sebastian, in 2014, Lonelle Selbo, Class of 1996, […]

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02/14/20
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Inspiring Women in Aviation

At Trafalgar, we believe in extending learning beyond the classroom to allow our students to connect with their curriculum in real-world situations. Not only does this supplement learning but it leads to unforgettable experiences for our girls. Most recently, our Grade 10 Design Technology and Grade 11 Physics students attended “A Day of Aviation,” hosted […]

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02/13/20
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Annual Fund Impact: You Make a Difference

Spotlight: New iPads for Lower School Design Thinking Curriculum Workplace readiness, applicable ways of thinking and skill requirements all look very different from generation to generation. The skills we needed to get a job were not the same as our parents. Workplace and university readiness are not just topics for our upper grades, but for […]

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02/03/20
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Matilda The Musical Tickets

Trafalgar Castle School presents Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical at Whitby Courthouse Theatre on February 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets to the Friday, February 28 show. Click here to purchase tickets to the Saturday, February 29 show.

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01/29/20
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Leading in the Community

On a late fall day, Grade 8 student McKenna arrived at Queen’s Park in Toronto. She was about to embark on what she calls the most incredible two weeks of her life. “When I walked in for orientation I just knew it was going to be awesome,” said McKenna. McKenna was selected to participate in […]

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01/23/20
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Human Trafficking Public Information Evening

On January 16, Karly Church of Victim Services Durham Region met with students in Grades 7-12 to discuss human trafficking. Karly spoke about her experience as a survivor of sex trafficking and shared red flags, myths and warning signs. Karly will return to the School on Wednesday, February 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in […]

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01/16/20
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Annual Fund Impact: You Make a Difference

Spotlight: Pickleball Equipment If you think back to your time in school, it’s likely that phys-ed was either your favourite part of the day or your most dreaded class. Like anything, athletics can be so much fun for one student yet so intimidating for another. When you think about the lasting impact and importance of […]

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Brian Ewenson
11/15/19
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Blast Off!

It was a pleasure welcoming Brian Ewenson, an aerospace educator and consultant on aviation and space programs, to the School this week. Students had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Ewenson and participate in one of his interesting workshops, ranging from working in space, living aboard the International Space Station and earth exploration using space […]

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